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Healthcare Continuing Education Courses

GCSC is an approved provider of continuing education for the following professions (50-833)
Healthcare Approval Codes:

Dental Hygienist (DH)
Dentist (DN)
EMT & Paramedic (EMS)
Nursing Home Administrator (NHA)
Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse and—
    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (NU)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family—
    Therapist, and Mental Health Counselor  (PS)
Occupational Therapist / Therapy Assistant (OT)
Physical Therapist / Therapy Assistant (PT)
Respiratory Care (RC)

Instructor-Led CE Courses

IV Therapy  Register!
The IV Therapy course is designed for those who want to update skills and receive a certificate for 30 hours of training required by the FL Board of Nursing for LPN’s to perform IV therapy. This course meets standards established by the FL Board of Nursing for training. Prerequisites: LPN or RN. Textbook required and available at GCSC Bookstore. (30 hours) Approved for NU.  

Sat, Dec 2, 9, and 16, 2018 | 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Health Sciences Building, Rm 211
CRN: 98264 | Course: XHE 0010 | Fee: $275

Phlebotomy Fundamentals  Register!
Are you looking for a different path within the healthcare industry? Consider phlebotomy training! This one-day course provides what you need to know to perform routine blood collection: dedicated tubes, processes and procedures, infection control, and professional patient interaction. When pursuing a career as a phlebotomy technician, this course will provide a great introduction in preparation for the nation certification prep training class.

Sat, Feb 24, 2018 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Student Union East Building, Rm 244
CRN: 91194 | XHE0107 | Fee: $75

Sat, June 9, 2018 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Student Union East Building, Rm 244
CRN: 95032 | XHE0107 | Fee: $75

Prevention of Medical Errors – 2 HR Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RAD, RC Register!
Wed, Jan 3, 2018 | 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Student Union East Building, Conference Rm 232
CRN: 91101 | Course: XHE 0005 | Fee: $16  

Infection Control – 1 HR Approved 1 hour | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RAD, RC  Register!
Wed, Jan 3, 2018 | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Student Union East Building, Conference Rm 232 
CRN: 91102 | Course: XHE 0004 | Fee: $8 

HIPAA – 1 HR Approved 1 hour | DN, DH, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RAD, RC  Register!
Wed, Jan 3, 2018 | 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Student Union East Building, Conference Rm 232
CRN: 91103 | Course: XHE 0003 | Fee: $8

TB with Mask Fit – 2 HR Approved 1 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RAD, RC  Register!
Wed, Jan 3, 2018 | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Student Union East Building, Conference Room 232
CRN: 91105 | Course: XHE 0006 | Fee: $16

Domestic Violence – 2 HR  Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PT, RAD, RC  Register!
Wed, Jan 4, 2018 | 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Student Union East Building, Conference Rm 232
CRN: 91106 | Course: XHE 0007 | Fee: $16

HIV/AIDS – 2 HR Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RAD, RC  Register!
Wed, Jan 4, 2018 | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Student Union East Building, Conference Rm 232
CRN: 91107 | Course: XHE 0008 | Fee: $16  

HYBRID CE courses

IV Therapy | Online & Lab   Register!
Complete IV Therapy training in 6-hour lab after completing the 24 hours online training. Begin the online part of training a minimum of 5 days before lab date (see schedule below).  The IV Therapy course is designed for those who want to update skills and receive a certificate for 30 hours of training required by the FL Board of Nursing for LPN’s to administer IV therapy. This course meets standards established by the FL Board of Nursing for training. Prerequisite: LPN or RN. Textbook required (ISBN-13: 978-1496355010)  30 hours | NU (LPN post-graduate level course, RN general).

LAB DATES

Sat, Feb 17, 2018 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Health Sciences Building, Rm 208
CRN: 91187 | Course: XHE 0105 | Fee: $275

Sat, Apr 21, 2018 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Health Sciences Building, Rm 208
CRN: 91186 | Course: XHE 0105 | Fee: $275

Sat, Jun 23, 2018 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Health Sciences Building, Rm 208
CRN: 91188 | Course: XHE 0105 | Fee: $275


Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists | Online, Didactic, Lab & Clinical Externship  Register!
Common oral local anesthesia injection techniques and related background information are addressed in this course. This course also covers neurophysiology, armamentarium, basic injection techniques, complications, contraindications, and legal considerations of administering local anesthetics to dental patients. A dentist contributes to both course content and delivery. This course is specifically designed for Dental Hygienists to obtain certification to administer local anesthesia in the State of Florida. Satisfies Florida Statute 466.017 (SB 1040). For additional information, including prerequisites and registration packet, email slock@gulfcoast.edu or call (850) 872-3819. (60 hours includes 15 hours online, 15 hours didactic, 15 hours lab and 15 hours clinical externship). Payment and prerequisite documents are required at the time of registration. Approved for DH.

Fri & Sat, Feb 2 - 17, 2018 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Health Sciences Building, Rm 142
CRN: 91121| Course: XHE 0036 | Fee: $995

Fri & Sat, Mar 30 - Apr 14, 2018 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Health Sciences Building, Rm 142
CRN: 91120| Course: XHE 0036 | Fee: $995

Required Prerequisites:

Applicant Cover Letter
Clinical Externship Agreement
Consent Release Agreement
Check List
Confidentiality Statement

 
TB with Mask Fit | Online & Lab  Register!
Complete the training online, and then schedule individual appointment for your mask fitting. Approved 2 hours | NU, RC

Spring semester enrollment dates:  Jan 2 – May 8, 2018 
CRN: 91118 | Course: XHE 0092 | Fee: $24

CERTIFICATES
A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of each course.
Additional or replacement certificates can be requested within five years of course date at a cost of $10.00 per certificate. Allow 14 business days processing time and send email request to slock@gulfcoast.edu.

For older course dates, please contact the GCSC Admissions office at 850-769-1551 to request a transcript that includes non-credit classes.



ONLINE HEALTH CE COURSES

You can register anytime within the CRN date range. Make sure to access the course within one to three business days after you enroll. Certificates and CE Broker reporting will be done the same month you complete the course.

HIPAA – 1 HR | Online  Register!
Approved 1 hour | DN, DH, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC

Fall semester enrollment dates:  Aug 21 - Dec 16, 2017
CRN: 98011 | Course: XHE 0015 | Fee: $12

Infection Control – 1 HR | Online  Register!
Approved 1 hour | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC

Fall semester enrollment dates:  Aug 21 - Dec 16, 2017
CRN: 98012 | Course: XHE 0020 | Fee: $12

Prevention of Medical Errors – 2 HR | Online  Register!
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC

Fall semester enrollment dates:  Aug 21 - Dec 16, 2017
CRN: 98013 | Course: XHE 0025 | Fee: $24

Domestic Violence – 2 HR  Register!
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PT, RC

Fall semester enrollment dates:  Aug 21 - Dec 16, 2017
CRN: 98014 | Course: XHE 0013 | Fee: $24

HIV/AIDS – 2 HR | Online  Register!
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC

Fall semester enrollment dates:  Aug 21 - Dec 16, 2017
CRN: 98015 | Course: XHE 0016 | Fee: $24


GCSC + CAREER STEP = ACADEMIC PARTNERS

Career Step is an online school offering career-focused education designed to help you quickly enter the workforce. The school is committed to providing the best online education experience, incorporating interactive learning tools such as hands-on practice, videos, games, forums, and chat rooms into its curriculum. You will also have one-on-one access to instructors who have years of experience actually working in the positions you seek to acquire. Please call 1-877-225-7151 or visit the Career Step website.

Additional information, videos and demos:  http://legacy.careerstep.com/gulfcoast

Applied PCS | Online
The Applied PCS course teaches medical coders already familiar with ICD-10-CM to use the ICD-10-PCS code set, which is primarily used in inpatient settings. The course teaches you ICD-10 specific, advanced pathophysiology, anatomy, and physiology in preparation for training on making correct ICD-10-PCS code assignments. A guided coding practicum that provides the opportunity for hands-on practice with PCS is also included to ensure you will have real-world experience with the new code set. You will receive one-on-one support from AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PRC Trainers throughout the course as well as the AHMA ICD-10-PCS Coding: An Applied Approach reference book.

If you need additional assistance, contact:
Sherrie Lock, Program Developer, Health & Environmental CE
Email: slock@gulfcoast.eduPhone: (850) 872-3819
Fax: (850) 747-3258

 

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